The accountants’ reaction to the volatile market of the 1980s is a valuable exercise in change strategy for today’s legal sector.
Pinning down elusive firm differentiation may soon be easier thanks to market forces, but will it actually deliver what we want?
Northern cities will need more than token devolved power to become an economic powerhouse
The rule of law goes further than ensuring justice and guarding liberty: it is a social and economic transformer.
Law is in the vanguard of change when it comes to promoting diversity in the workplace, but much remains to be done in the office and beyond.
The key to new year’s resolutions is to rein in your ambitions in the first place.
There is much in the Magna Carta to celebrate.
Let your most awful clients go and bug someone else – they cost you far more than they’re worth.
Technological innovations and clients’ collaborative business practices are infiltrating law, giving independent local outfits a boost
Behind the Law
Richard Susskind revealed his view of the future at the Global Law Summit this week. For many, it’s not pretty.
Boris Johnson put London and the rule of law squarely at the heart of the world’s legal market yesterday in his keynote speech at the Global Law Summit.
There were an eclectic bunch of hot topics on the agenda on the closing day of the Global Law Summit, ranging from human rights to bribery and shareholder activism.
The Leadership Interview
"It takes time to convince people to leave their comfort zone": Jim Learner talks Kirkland's big name hires
When Kirkland & Ellis’ London head Graham White quit the firm last October to join Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, there were a few names in the frame to succeed him.
Paul Hastings might not have yet really jumped on the recruitment carousel which its US rivals are riding in the UK, but its London chair Ronan O’Sullivan thinks the firm is well-placed in the market.